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2013-10-02 13:12:18

These ‘early-term’ babies are more likely to experience low blood sugar or to require respiratory support and they were at additional risk if born by cesarean section Babies considered “early-term,” born at 37 or 38 weeks after a mother’s last menstrual period, may look as healthy as full-term babies born at 39-41 weeks, but a study published yesterday by University at Buffalo physicians in JAMA Pediatrics has found that many of them are not. The study is considered the first...

2013-10-02 10:31:20

UI study shows mothers with prematurely born infants benefited from personal sessions with NICU nurses For most women, childbirth is an intense experience, culminating in the joy of delivering a newborn, swaddled and sweet, resting in the mother’s arms within hours. Yet for those who deliver their babies prematurely, the experience is bereft of such bonding, laden with anxiety, confusion, and doubt. “Having a prematurely born baby is like a nightmare for the mother," explains Lisa...

2013-10-01 15:15:38

Early-term births (37 to 38 weeks gestation) are associated with higher neonatal morbidity (illness) and with more neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or neonatology service admissions than term births (39 to 41 weeks gestation), according to a study by Shaon Sengupta, M.D., M.P.H., now of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and formerly of the University at Buffalo, N.Y., and colleagues. Researchers examined data over a three-year period from medical records of 33,488 live births at...

2013-09-25 23:31:09

Texas Children’s Hospital has introduced a music therapy program for infants in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and inpatient rehabilitation which helps the families bond with their babies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Texas Children’s Hospital has launched a new program that provides music therapy to babies in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and the inpatient rehabilitation unit. To watch a video about Texas Children’s Music Therapy program,...

2013-08-21 23:22:14

North Central Baptist Hospital has expanded to meet the needs of the community for additional women and children services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 To meet the increased need of the community in the Stone Oak area for additional women and children services, North Central Baptist Hospital welcome patients to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The new NICU represents a sizeable investment by Baptist Health System in the San Antonio community and is a part of a...

2013-08-16 23:22:44

Amanda Wohler offers hope to women in similar conditions in “My Baby’s In a Box?” Ponca City, OK (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Amanda Rose Wohler had the HELLP (Hemolysis Elevated Liver Enzymes Low Platelet Count) syndrome while she was pregnant, which placed her and her baby’s life in danger. She was at the brink of losing her unborn daughter and did not even know what was happening to her. Several months in the Newborn/Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) after her baby was born...


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